Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Brain
BIDMC Scientists Develop Antibody to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury
Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have published a new study that explains how Traumatic brain injuries lead to two types of dementia, but have also developed a new antibody that can be used to treat it before it causes...
Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Control Parkinson’s Symptoms
A surgical procedure that involves implanting electrodes in the brain is helping some patients with control their symptoms after medications stop working.
Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness
There is something mysterious about mental illness. it is a master at disguise. Its nebulous nature creates a lot of mystery and with that, fantasies and stereotypes.
How Sleep Nurtures Your Brain
Getting the proper amount of sleep each night doesn’t just help us operate at peak efficiency the next day — it also nurtures the brain itself.
From Song to Speech
It’s been a long road for Laurel. If you didn’t know her history, you’d never guess that when she was just 11 years old, she suffered a massive stroke that destroyed most of the left side of her brain.
Brain Health Now and for the Long Run
The health and fitness of our brain can be vital to living a long, healthy life.
7 Cool Things You Might Not Know About Your Brain
We used to think about the brain as this very complicated complex organ, with fabulously complicated brain cells, But, it turns that out our brain is changing all the time.
VIDEO: Brain Fit Club
BIDMC's Brain Fit Club includes everything from specialized computer brain training to meditation classes to help gym members maintain and improve brain health throughout their life. Video Produced by BIDMC.
VIDEO: TMS For Depression
John has battled depression since his college days. While medications provided some help, the side effects were unbearable. That’s when John discovered a non-invasive treatment called transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS to treat depression.
VIDEO: Zumba for Parkinson's Disease
Zumba is part of the Wellness Works program at BIDMC. This energetic form of dance has modified to help improve gait, coordination, and mobility for people with Parkinson's Disease.